The beautiful Lake Barrington Shores community is hosting their popular “Run the Shores” 5K Race & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk at 8 a.m. on Saturday, September 20th. They’ll be celebrating the community’s 40th anniversary at this year’s event and they’re inviting us all to join in the fun while helping support the Cuba Township Food Pantry.
The Lake Barrington Shores Community Homeowners Association and the Village of Lake Barrington are co-hosting the 4th annual Run the Shores event to benefit the Cuba Township Food Pantry and Cuba Cares, and also to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Lake Barrington Shores.
Run or walk through picturesque Lake Barrington Shores community alongside neighbors and friends. Strollers and pets on leashes welcome to participate.
Run the Shores will begin at the Market Place Shopping Center located at Rt. 59 and Kelsey Road. Runners and walkers will wind their way around Lake Barrington’s namesake lake and throughout Lake Barrington Shore’s picturesque community on a USATF certified course.
Race bag, Run the Shores t-shirts and refreshments will be provided to all participants and prizes will be awarded to the top finishers by age category. A raffle will be held following the race with prizes from area businesses. The 5K run will be professionally timed by RaceTime with timely results available at the finish and posted on multiple web sites.
New this year, participants and spectators who bring three non-expired non-perishables on race day will be entered into a raffle for a prize.
Last year’s event raised over $2,000 to help provide assistance to over 150 families in Cuba Township. Participants can CLICK HERE to pre-register online or register on site from 7 a.m. to 7:45 the day-of the event. The registration fee is $20 for adults ($25 on race day) and $10 for children 12 and under. Rain date is set for Sunday, September 21.